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26 11, 2012

Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

By |November 26th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Christmas really takes a big chunk out of our budgets. The little ones especially expect a lot of gifts. Aside from the usual gifts, you also need to think about that stocking hanging over the fireplace. For you to stay within budget, it’s ideal to get cheap stocking stuffers. Here are a few great […]

20 06, 2012

My Future Mugshot

By |June 20th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

There have been a few instances over the last ten years during which I’ve seen, in my mind’s eye, what my mugshot might look like. Hair askew or in a greasy ponytail, dark circles under my eyes, no make-up, staring into space like a zombie.

Or, pretty much how I look every other day. Because having […]

12 06, 2012

Tips For Parents of Teen Drivers

By |June 12th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Every year, 8,000 teens between the ages of 15 and 18 are involved in fatal car crashes, and 5,000 teens will die as a result. Another 400,000 will be injured and 30,000 of those will require hospitalization. Did that get your attention?

Research has proven that the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that controls […]

18 05, 2012

Tips for Helping Kids Get their Homework Done

By |May 18th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

When children start school it is inevitable that they will start doing homework. Homework is important to stimulate a child’s mind and supplements the lessons they learned in class. Homework can even help them learn time management skills and practice staying organized while working with a deadline.

A parent’s involvement is extremely important for adults to […]

28 03, 2012

Your Home – 10 Tips on Creating a Cool Kids Hangout

By |March 28th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children. ~Marilyn Penland

Our home is the coolest house on the block according to the neighborhood kids, but it wasn’t always the case. My two children, who are now 8 and 6 years old, used to be so embarrassed by it.

My daughter in […]